Sidmouth teams make great start to the Exeter Over-60s Triples League season.

13:03 09 May 2014

Bowls generic picture

Bowls generic picture

Archant

Last week saw the start of the Exeter Over-60s Triples League for Sidmouth teams, writes Ron Cook.

There were two home and one away match played.

The home matches involved the A and C teams and both took full points from their respective opponents, Hemyock and Budleigh. The B squad, playing at Belmont, had one winning rink and gained match points to

score a total of six making it an all-round ideal start to the new season.

The second friendly of the year was an away match of four triples at Tiverton Borough.

This resulted in a 77-57 Sidmouth win with the triple of Karen Hollingdale, Frank Adlam and skip Jill Bishop winning 25-11 whilst the trio of Susie Bonnell, Chris Rourke and Brian Smith were equally emphatic winners with a 20-6 success.

Last Saturday the Sidmouth men played for the first time in the National Double Fours against Madeira losing by 13 shots on aggregate.

Bank Holiday Monday saw the first of a traditional invitation day by the Ladies to the Men which is always keenly fought.

On this occasion the men won five of the six rinks with an overall score of 139-100.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Sidmouth Herald visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Sidmouth Herald staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Sidmouth Herald account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Sport Stories

06:51
Crews take their gigs into the sea off Sidmouth

Nine gig boats from seven regional clubs competed at the third annual regatta to be held in Sidmouth.

Read more
06:49
Badminton

After their summer break Sidmouth Badminton Club return to action on Wednesday, September 9 to start what will undoubtedly be a historic year for the club.

Read more
06:47
Table Tennis

Exe Table Tennis club is to hold an Open Evening for all comers to attend and try the sport.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:58
Josie Culliford with Tim Henman

Exmouth tennis starlet Josie Culliford experienced tennis at the highest level when she played recently at Wimbledon in the HSBC Road to Wimbledon finals.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:58
Joe Keep in action at Wiscombe Park

Drivers from Devon will be well represented at Wiscombe Park this weekend (September 5 and 6), in the final regional championship meeting of the year and the final two rounds of the fiercely contested Bridge Tyres and Wheels Point S Wiscombe Park championship.

Read more
Tue, 15:07
Alex Lane with the trophy he won after securing the Slovak International Tournament

Alex and Ben Lane both came away with titles at the Slovak senior international tournament held last weekend.

Read more
Tue, 15:07
The podium at the CometTrios National Championships

The Comet Trio National championship was held at Exe Sailing Club and attracted 22 entries including visitors from Shustoke, Paignton, Hawley Lake, Cody, and Sutton Bingham, writes Guy Farrant.

Read more
Tue, 14:38
Harry Tincknell

East Devon speed ace Harry Tincknell will start the penultimate round of the European Le Mans Series this Sunday (September 6), gunning for his first career podium at the Paul Ricard track in France.

Read more
Tue, 14:38
Exmouth men's B crew in Rodney Bey beat Weymouth to the finishing line

The sea was calm, but it began to rain whilst as the Exmouth gig crew were setting up camp on Sidmouth’s Clifton Beach for the seventh round on the gig regatta circuit, writes Keith Cornish.

Read more
Mon, 12:31
Action between Beer and Topsham on Saturday. Ref shsp 9056-36-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

In their first home game of the season Beer Albion 1st’s suffered a heavy 6-1 defeat at the hands of Topsham Town on Saturday, writes Richard Honnor.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 10°C

Most Read Sport

Great British Life


Great British Life

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition today E-edition


Devon's trusted business finder